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prolesunited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-16-04 02:50 PM
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Would our military turn on U.S. citizens at the behest of Bush?
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Within the threads of the regarding the announcement of troops coming home from European and Asian bases, there has been some speculation that they are needed to enforce martial law after elections are stolen again in November.

This thread is not to debate the merits of that theory (elections will be stolen) but to discuss if you think the military can be convinced to turn on protesters and other dissidents at home.

So, if the "commander in chief" tells the troops to clear the streets, will they do it? Will there be another Kent State, only on a much larger scale? Where does the loyalty lie: to the president or to the Constitution?

I would especially like to hear from those who have served in the military. Would they have legal recourse for refusing such orders?

How would the American people view these actions? How would you feel?
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